Sign in to follow this  
udoittwo

1959 Toyopet ashtray/toy?

Recommended Posts

Hello, 

Ist time here and I have a question on an old toy  and  I do own and enjoy my 1999 Camry that is my daily driver.

I bought a 1959 Toyopet ashtray for $10 because it looks like something special[to me anyway].

It is approx. 9" long and heavy solid metal at 3 lbs. It appears to be brass but may be plated? It has a removable metal top with plastic glass[rear windscreen is missing]. 

A couple of ?s. Is it brass? Is it collectible beyond the $10 that I paid? Was it a promotional piece? Ect.?

 I couldn't find anything on it but did see that one was sold at auction without the top and a little more beaten. The site that showed the sale charges for providing the sale price but I can't afford to pay per month for something that I may never use again.

Oh well, I'm not sure if this is where I should start asking, if not maybe someone can point me in the right direction?

Thanks so much for your time and any help,

Karl.

DSCN8465.JPG

DSCN8466.JPG

DSCN8467.JPG

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
 

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...
Sign in to follow this